Find something to make Mum feel special this Mother’s Day
Dymocks have a fantastic selection of books, for reading together, or for Mum to kick back with after a long day at home. Here are some of their top picks!
On Awe, Wonder And Things That Sustain You When The World Goes Dark
A beautiful, intimate and inspiring investigation into how we can find and nurture within ourselves that essential quality of internal happiness - the 'light within' that Julia Baird calls 'phosphorescence' - which will sustain us even through the darkest times.
'A bold undertaking, beautifully imagined and written'
TWO EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. A LOVE THAT DRAWS THEM TOGETHER. A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART.
On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help. Why is nobody at home?
Their mother, Agnes, is over a mile away, in the garden where she grows medicinal herbs. Their father is working in London. Neither parent knows that one of the children will not survive the week.
HRT: HUSBAND REPLACEMENT THERAPY
Ruby is generous, sunny and funny - which is why all her friends, family and colleagues have turned up to celebrate her 50th birthday. But with a few too many glasses of champers under her belt, Ruby's speech doesn't go exactly to plan. Instead of the witty and warm words guests are expecting, Ruby takes her moment in the spotlight to reveal what she really thinks of them. Shocking them all, she also accuses her husband, Harry, of having an affair, and reads to the audience the evidence she found on his phone that very morning.
FALASTIN: A COOKBOOK
ALASTIN is a love letter to Palestine, the land and its people; an evocative collection of over 110 unforgettable recipes and stories from the co-authors of Jerusalem and Ottolenghi- The Cookbook, and Ottolenghi SIMPLE.